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animal cruelty

Tennessee Grand Jury Indicts Former Tennessee Walking Horse Trainer Jackie McConnell

The Chattanoongan.com / April 1, 2013 A Fayette County, Tn., Grand Jury has indicted horse trainer Jackie McConnell and two co-defendants on 38 counts of animal cruelty for illegally soring and torturing horses. The indictments followed a Humane Society of the United States undercover investigation in 2011. McConnell was indicted on 22 counts of animal cruelty in Fayette Full Article

Rep. Holt’s Crummy Trick

The Chattanoogan / Roy Exum / March 23. 2013 On the surface it appears that House Bill 1191 heading for a vote in the Tennessee Legislature next week appears ...Full Article

New Mexico slaughterhouse employee shoots his pro-slaughter friends

Editorial: Despite his attempt to prove his manhood and expert marksmanship by killing a horse from one inch away, Tim Sappington, former employee of Roswell, NM, Valley Meat, fired a ...Full Article

Massive Insanity Strikes Arkansas Legislator

A lot of what I repost on Habitat for Horses pertains to the insanity surrounding the folks that slaughter horses for fun and profit. For real horse people, reading ...Full Article

HSI/Canada Calls for a Prohibition on Horse Slaughter after Cruelty in Canadian Facilities Exposed

Humane Society International/Canada / February 28, 2013 Following the recent exposé, showing numerous animal welfare violations on Canadian horse feedlots, Humane Society International/Canada is calling for a federal prohibition on ...Full Article

ND: Stiff penalties needed for animal abuse

In a recent edition of the Williston Herald, two stories on similar topics provided a stark contrast. Williston (N.D.) Herald, The Jamestown Sun, February 8, 2013 In a recent ...Full Article

All the hurting horses: Response to horse neglect cases comes from across the country

Chuck Haga / The Dickinson Press / February 5, 2013 GRAND FORKS — People from around the country are reacting to the discovery last week of 99 dead horses and ...Full Article

More than 100 horses seized in Morton County, ND

Bismark Tribune / Jenny Michael / January 28, 2013 The Morton County Sheriff’s Department has taken more than 100 horses into its care after finding 96 dead horses at ...Full Article

HBO Sued Over Alleged Horse Deaths Cover-Up on ‘Luck’

Former American Humane Association employee blows the whistle on an alleged attempt by show producers to pressure animal monitoring organization to look the other way.   The Hollywood Reporter 1/2/2013 ...Full Article

Minnesota Horse Council member charged with abusing horses

Buffalo woman suspended after charges of starving her 16 horses. By Paul Levy, Star Tribune A member of the Minnesota Horse Council, the state’s most influential equine group, has been ...Full Article